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08.12.2020, Virtual #BarTalkEurope

Virtual #BarTalkEurope: Digital and sustainable – Europe's path to recovery

The next #BarTalkEurope took place virtually on 8 December 2020 under the theme "Digital and sustainable: Europe's path to recovery". The event was organised by "Repair and Prepare: Strengthening Europe", a joint project of the Bertelsmann Foundation and the Jacques Delors Centre.  The Corona crisis remains at the heart of political efforts. In a historic agreement, the EU…

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02.07.2020, Virtual #BarTalkEurope

Virtual #BarTalk on the Stability of the European Banking System in the Corona crisis

For the first time, the latest episode of the #BarTalk series took place online. The event was organised as part of "Repair and Prepare: Strengthening Europe", a joint project of the Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Jacques Delors Centre. 14 experts on banking and financial markets discussed the impact of the Corona crisis on the stability of the European banking system.  After…

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EU to go spezial - 23.04.2020

Virus vs. economy - a European response?

The current situation stemming from the corona virus pandemic was not only the thematic focus of the "EU to go spezial", but also determined the setting of the event on April 23, 2020: For the first time in digital webinar format with over 200 participants, our experts presented European developments and measures to over 200 participants and examined a possible instrument at EU…

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EU to go spezial - 13.12.2019

Industrial policy: digital, productive, European?

“Industrial policy: digital, productive, European?” was the title of the latest version of “EU to go spezial”, which took place at the Q-Club in Berlin on 13 December 2019. During this event, which was organised by the Jacques Delors Centre and Bertelsmann Stiftung, our experts presented their proposals on how the new European Commission can shape European industrial policy…

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16.05.2019, #BARTALKEUROPE

Debating Europe's future: Combining social with economic integration

On 16 May 2019, the fourth edition of our event series #BarTalkEurope took place in Berlin. The event was organized as part of "Repair and Prepare: Strengthening Europe," a joint project of the Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Jacques Delors Institute Berlin. From 23 to 26 May, Europeans will elect a new parliament, and a new European Commission will begin its mandate this fall –…

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EU to go spezial - 07.03.2019

Digital Taxation

Are we en route to a common digital taxation in the EU? The ongoing debate on this issue does not only happen in Brussels these days, but was also subject to debate in our latest edition of "EU to go spezial“ in Berlin. Fair taxation of digital behemoths is key to a level playing field and it has been high on the European policy agenda since last year. Yet, creating the right…

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EU to go spezial - 06.02.2019

How are you doing, Europe? Mapping social imbalances in the EU

How is Europe currently doing? This question was at the heart of our new edition of “EU to go spezial”, which focused on social imbalances in the EU. In recent years, the European economy managed to recover from the crisis – but in how far are these developments actually reflected in the daily lives of Europeans? And which social imbalances persist in the European Union? These…

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05.12.2018, #BARTALKEUROPE

What’s the cost of Europe? The future of the EU budget

In December 2018, the latest edition of the event series #BarTalkEurope took place in Berlin. The event was organized as part of "Repair and Prepare: Strengthening Europe," a joint project of the Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Jacques Delors Institute - Berlin. The EU has started negotiations on the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for 2021-2027, which sets out the…

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19.09.2018, International conference with Mario Draghi and Olaf Scholz in Berlin

Making Europe’s Economic Union work – it’s time!

ECB President Mario Draghi sets sights on single market at EMU conference. Lively panel discussion with German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Eurozone reforms, Brexit and Franco-German initiatives. In order to shore up confidence and stability in the Eurozone, Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, told an audience of around 350 invited guests from government,…

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19.09.2018, Europe Conference

Making Europe's Economic Union work: Conference with Mario Draghi and Olaf Scholz

A common monetary policy is not enough for a stable euro area. We also need a functioning economic union. On Wednesday, 19 September, the President of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi and the Federal Minister of Finance Olaf Scholz among others will discuss this issue in Berlin. Join us via Twitter or livestream! When the euro was set up, economic policymaking largely…

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Round Table

03.07.2018, ROUND TABLE

Italy after the elections – consequences for Europe

The formation of a government in Italy has already caused considerable unrest on the markets. Once again it became clear: what happens politically and economically in the third largest country in the Eurozone affects Germany and Europe directly. With the new Italian government under Giuseppe Conte in place, we took a deeper look behind the headlines of recent weeks: How does…

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20.06.2018, #BARTALKEUROPE

How does Europe shape its digital future?

"How does Europe shape its digital future?”, the second edition of #BarTalkEurope took place in Berlin on 20 June 2018. Should the EU induce stronger regulation on online platforms? And if so, how? How could an appropriate and fair taxation of digital business models in the EU Single Market look like? These are just a few examples of the digital challenges facing the European…

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Participants of EU-to-go

19.06.2018, EU TO GO SPEZIAL

Euro reforms: Europe in the run-up to the summit

Before the start of the working day, a new edition of “EU to go spezial” focused on EMU reforms before the upcoming European summit. Lucas Guttenberg (Jacques Delors Institut - Berlin) and Katharina Gnath (Bertelsmann Stiftung) presented the current state of the debate on Euro area reforms. In their presentation, the researchers addressed the main areas under discussion,…

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Daniel Gros, Director of CEPS

23.02.2018, CEPS IdeasLab

Panel discussion on EMU at 2018 CEPS IdeasLab

At the two-day conference organized by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels, members of our project team were involved in a panel discussion on what is needed for a stable Eurozone. Christian Kastrop, the new director of the programme "Europe's Future" at the Bertelsmann Stiftung, chaired the panel discussion on "Economic governance: What is needed for a…

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#BarTalkEurope – 08.02.2018

Reform ideas for the Economic and Monetary Union

Under the title "Macron, Juncker - GroKo? Reform ideas for the Economic and Monetary Union", the first edition of #BarTalkEurope took place on 8 February 2018 in Berlin. The event was organised as part of "Repair and Prepare ", a joint project of the Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Jacques Delors Institut - Berlin. Young professionals from politics and academia listened to…

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EU to go – 11.07.2017

Euro politics: a look ahead

Under the title “Euro politics: a look ahead“, we presented our new publication series “Europa Briefing” in Berlin. The event was organized in the context of the joint project “Repair and Prepare: Strengthen the euro” between the Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin. The ten-piece series aims at explaining key terms in the current debate on the future…

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Euro after Brexit: man reading

Panel discussion – 30.05.2017

Panel discussion in Rome on how to foster growth in the euro area

The French presidential election gave renewed hope to proponents of the European integration project. There is momentum in many European capitals behind the belief that the euro is incomplete and cannot last without major reforms. To discuss how to reform the euro area and to foster growth we presented our report at AREL in Rome and discussed next steps with Italy’s finance…

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Round table discussion – 29.03.2017

“Who pays for Brexit?”

Disagreements about the EU budget have always been a salient issue in the relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union. It is therefore no surprise that one of the key questions in the Brexit negotiations is “Who pays?” Disagreements about the EU budget have always been a salient issue in the relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union. It…

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Henrik Enderlein, Director of the Jacques Delors Institut sitting at a table, listening

Panel discussion – 22.02.2017

Panel discussion in Lisbon on the future of the Euro

As it nears its 60th anniversary, the European Union is haunted by a succession of crises. Europe’s economy has just gone through a lost decade. Growth and investment remain low, while debt and unemployment have settled at high levels in many parts of the eurozone. At this crucial juncture in Europe’s history, we brought together an expert panel at the Calouste Gulbenkian…

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Panel Discussion – 17.01.2017

Panel discussion in Vienna: Eurozone reforms in turbulent times

The euro remains vulnerable and needs reforms. Otherwise the common currency will not survive the next crisis. At the invitation of the Oesterreichische Zentralbank, we discussed which reforms to the euro area are necessary and feasible in the current political climate that is marked by the rise of populist and anti-European Sentiments. Panel discussants: Prof. Dr. Henrik…

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Debate – 17.10.2016

Debate about the report "Repair and Prepare: Growth and the Euro after Brexit"

The European integration project is undergoing one of the most challenging periods in its 60-year history.  The ad hoc stabilization measures of the past years will not suffice to protect the euro against further crises and bring the eurozone back on a sustainable growth path. Programm: Welcome address: Enrico Letta, President of the Jacques Delors Institute in Paris; Dean of…

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Presentation – 22.09.2016

Task force presents recommendations on euro reform in Brussels

As part of a multi-city road show, we presented the report “Growth and the Euro after Brexit” to an audience of policy-makers from different European institutions. The high-level working group has brought together the best ideas to strengthen the euro area and translated them into a comprehensive reform strategy at this crucial juncture in Europe’s history. The report was…

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Panel Discussion – 20.09.2016

Panel discussion in Berlin

Brexit has created large political and economic uncertainties. Growth remains slow across the continent. We do not know whether a new crisis will happen in six weeks, six months or six year.  But we do know that the euro will not be prepared to face a new crisis. We have assembled a Working Group of international experts who have prepared a three-step plan to reform the…

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Discussion of the participiants mentioned in article, with the CEO of Bertelsmann Stiftung

CONFERENCE - 20.06.2016

Which Europe after the UK referendum?

The European reaction to the British referendum should be informed by a clear vision of what kind of Europe we want for the future. Together with our distinguished guests, we discussed in an open dialogue what Europe should look like after the British referendum. When: Monday, 20 June 2016, 3:30 – 5:00 pm Venue: Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin, Pariser Platz 6, 10117 Berlin.…

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CONFERENCE - 03.12.2015

Which convergence for the euro area?

The dramatic negotiations around Greece have triggered another round of soul-searching on the future European Monetary Union. There is a general agreement that the euro area is not viable in its current set-up. There is less agreement on what needs to be done. When: Thursday, 3 December 2015, 1:00 – 6:30 pm Venue: Friedrichstraße, 10117 Berlin Organizers: Jacques Delors…

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WORKSHOP - 07.07.2015

The Presidents’ Report on the Future of EMU: Next Steps for the Euro Area

The presidents’ report puts the issue of institutional reforms back on the political agenda at a critical time for Europe. Following from the report, what are the prospects for reforming Euro Area governance? And what are the necessary next steps in the reform process ahead? When: Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 2:00 – 4:00 pm Venue: Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin, Pariser Platz 6,…

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CONFERENCE - 02.07.2015

Making the EU Services Market an Engine for Growth

The internal market is the core economic driver of the European Union. It is amongsour most effective means to improve the conditions for greater growth and investment in Europe. The services sector plays a central part in our economy, accounting for over 70 percent of EU GDP. Nevertheless, several service sectors are showing low productivity growth and an inefficient…

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